anti-tuberculous

anti-tuberculous

adjective Referring to that which counters the effects of tuberculosis.

While the adjective antitubercular is commonly used as an equivalent, it is incorrect in that "-tubercular" is the adjectival form of tubercle or nodule, not tuberculosis.
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The patient was referred to the infectious diseases clinic and was treated with a standard 6-month regimen of anti-tuberculous therapy (4 months of isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide and an additional 2 months of isoniazid and rifampin).
2002), dyspepsia, dysentery and chronic diarrhoea (Mester 1973), anti-tuberculous (Houghton et al.
TB peritonitis requires urgent surgical intervention and commencement of anti-tuberculous therapy.
As the WHO's proposed criteria for PTB include a suggestive appearance on CXR,8 children diagnosed with PTB through radiography are treated with a full course of anti-tuberculous drugs.
Another rare complication of intravesical BCG administration is vertebral osteomyelitis (Pott's Disease), which requires 9 to 12 months of anti-tuberculous medications.
Anti-tuberculous treatment was initiated, and previous antibiotic regimens were ceased on the seventh day.
It would have been better if it had included information on the problem of exposure to teratogenic anti-tuberculous drugs during the first trimester inadvertently or through lack of adequate care in contraceptive counselling of patients being prescribed anti-tuberculous therapy.
Therefore, to validate this scoring system, a prospective study is planned whereby representative proportions of patients with disease of the thoracic and lumbar regions would be sampled and their outcome in terms of success of anti-tuberculous therapy versus conversion to surgery would be ascertained, providing the predictive value of the scoring system.
In patients without severe compression symptoms, the resolution of TB lymphadenitis is expected after anti-tuberculous treatment (5).
A case of red cell aplasia occurring as a result of anti-tuberculous therapy.
At that stage her anti-tuberculous therapy consisted of rifampicin 600 mg daily and isoniazid 300 mg daily.